Serve the growing senior population with your Bachelor of Arts in Gerontology degree from Ashford University. This online degree program demonstrates your comprehension of the physical, social, spiritual, and psychological aspects of aging and longevity.
Dr. Nina Bell is an Associate Professor at Ashford University in the College of Health, Human Services, and Science. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Public Relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s degree in Organizational Behavior from University of London’s Birkbeck College, and a Master of Public Health and a PhD in Public Health from Walden University. Read her full bio.
Online Gerontology Bachelor's Degree Program
The Bachelor of Arts in Gerontology provides a foundation of the biological, psychological, social, spiritual, and developmental aspects of aging and longevity. A multidisciplinary perspective encourages you to explore the needs of the growing population of senior citizens and their impact on society. Analyze the legal, ethical, and financial factors that influence retirees' independence. You will examine emerging service delivery models for the aged.
You may also choose to delve into other areas of gerontology when you add a specialization to your degree program. A specialization consists of four (4) courses, each worth three (3) credits. These courses are taught online as part of your degree program. For more detailed information, see the Courses tab. Choose the following specialization:
Health Care Informatics Systems
Form your future with your Health Care Informatics Systems specialization. This specialization teaches you to use data to improve the quality of health care.
Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.
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If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.
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